EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2003
OSU: Suspended player
A fair amount of violence within the rules is expected in the game of football. This happens, we must emphasize, within the rules.

Ken Blackwell: Ohio's 'Arnold?'
Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell may have played college football, but a Mr. Universe he's not. That could be the only aspect in which the nickname "Arnold of Ohio" the Wall Street Journal gave Blackwell in an editorial Tuesday doesn't quite hit the mark.

Kentucky's cigarette tax
Kentucky's elected leaders could be the last in the state to face reality that their ridiculously low 3-cent cigarette tax needs puffing up. Even the AARP, the powerful older-Americans lobby, called this week for Kentucky to raise its cigarette tax by 25 cents a pack.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Readers respond to history question
How would you change the way we teach history to our children? That's the question we posed to readers last week in the Forum cover essay "Don't know much about history." Here are some of your responses.
Who are your favorite columnists?

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - STEPHEN P. POVOSKI
Diagnose breast cancer early
There was some heartening news about breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute's most recent "Report to the Nation." The report says fewer women are dying from breast cancer, although more appear to be getting it.

LETTERS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.

CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Music Hall Moments
We asked for your favorite memory of Music Hall to help us celebrate its 125th anniversary. Here are several installments of your letters:
SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.